Health Unit Coordinator / CNA - PACU (24 hrs/wk)

Clinical Support Kirkland, Washington

Department: Pre-Post Anesthesia Care Unit
Job Type: Part-Time Shift: Day/Evening
Hours/Week: varies
Req: 45042


$18.89 hr - $28.23 hr DOE

Job Summary:

Responsible for clerical and reception functions on assigned units which includes close coordination with unit staff, patients and family members, other healthcare professionals and departments.

Primary Duties:

  • Performs patient care duties in compliance with EvergreenHealth’s policy, protocol and procedures and within the scope of a CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant).
  • Acts as unit resource and provide customer service to patients, families, healthcare professionals and all staff.
  • Assists in transporting patients within the hospital as back-up support to the Transport Team.
  • Performs various data collection and delivery involving lab specimens.
  • Facilitates communications on the unit and between the unit, ancillary departments and healthcare providers.
  • Assists in care activities at the direction of the MD/RN.
  • Ensures coverage of telephones and intercoms at all times.
  • Maintains patient records and unit census records on a daily basis.
  • Processes physician orders from the patient chart, according to policy.
  • Coordinates admissions, transfers and discharges to the Charge Nurse and appropriate departments.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

REQUIRED for the position:

  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) license in Washington state upon hire.
  • Current Healthcare Provider BLS certification by date of hire.
  • Must possess oral and written skills to efficiently communicate and process information regarding patients.

DESIRED for the position:

  • 1 year of related experience in a similar setting

This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement between EvergreenHealth and the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Healthcare 1199NW.